EMB 1016 Fall 2004 - VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY Executive MBA...

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V ILLANOVA U NIVERSITY Executive MBA Program Corporate Risk Management EMB 1016 Professor Michael Pagano Fall 2004 Office: 2041 Bartley Hall; Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm or by appointment Phone: 610.519.4389 Fax: 610.523.1798 Email: michael.pagano@villanova.edu Web Page: www.homepage.villanova.edu/michael.pagano Course Materials Course Description and Objectives Teac hing Metho dology Course Grade and Managing Financial Risk: A Guide to Derivative Products, Financial Engineering, and Value Maximization (3 rd Ed.) by C.W. Smithson, McGraw-Hill, 1998. by K.M. Morris, V.B. Morris, and A.M. Siegel, Fireside, 1999. Harvard Business School Custom Case Package . Regular reading of a financial publication such as The Wall Street Journal , the Financial Times , or The Economist is assumed. Corporate Risk Management is an advanced, graduate-level course in corporate finance and derivatives. It is intended to develop a student’s abilities to apply the theories and concepts of derivative securities to a range of corporate financial management problems and situations (as detailed in the Course Outline). The student will gain an understanding of how derivative securities such as forwards, futures, options, and swaps are priced and used by corporate financial managers to maximize shareholder value. Through the use of cases, the student will learn how to apply his/her knowledge of these derivative securities, as well as the principles of risk management related to real options, simulation, and value-at- risk (VaR), to solve real-world financial problems in a corporate setting. There will be an emphasis on the use of cases, critical thinking, and adaptive problem solving as an approach to covering the material. Students are expected to prepare assigned problems and cases prior to the class meeting. Students are
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EMB 1016 Fall 2004 - VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY Executive MBA...

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